Southern California Theory Day 2018

Computer Science Department (CS)
University of California, Irvine

November 3rd, 2018

1. Registration

Register here by Friday, October 19.

2. Program (provisional)

10:00   Breakfast and Registrant Check-In
6011 Bren Hall
10:30 Umesh Vazirani (UC Berkeley) Cryptography, Complexity Theory, and Tests for Quantumness
11:30 Coffee break
12:00 Alon Orlitsky (UCSD) From two to thousands: Optimal Maxing, Ranking, and Preference Learning
12:40 Ashutosh Kumar (UCLA) New Frontiers in Secret Sharing
1:20 Lunch (provided)
2:50 Anima Anandkumar (Caltech) The AI Trinity: Data + Algorithms + Infrastructure
3:30 Silas Richelson (UC Riverside) Recent Advances in Cryptographic Non-Malleability
4:10 Coffee break
4:40 Ben Lee Volk (Caltech) Unbalancing Sets and Lower Bounds for Algebraic Circuits
5:20 David Eppstein (UC Irvine) Forbidden Configurations in Discrete Geometry
6:00 End of workshop

3. Venue, accommodation and directions

The workshop will be held in 6011 Bren Hall, on the UC Irvine campus. Click here for a campus map.
For parking information, click here. Parking lot 16 and the Anteater Parking structure are the closest places to park near Bren Hall. You can purchase a parking pass for $10 at the vending machine in the parking lot.

4. Past Southern California Theory Days

5. Contact

Sandy Irani: irani@ics.uci.edu.